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18 May 2020 - 31 Dec 2020
Chef Bob

Celebrating Hari Raya with Chef Bob!

Catch the video at the National Museum of Singapore's Facebook page here!

Join celebrity chef Sharizal Salleh, better known as Chef Bob, as he shares his unique rendang recipe, and recounts his memories of celebrating Hari Raya growing up and how his family rings in the festive day. Participate in the quiz at the end of the video and the first 40 correct answers will receive his delicious rendang* sent right to your doorstep!

[BENTO FULLY REDEEMED. Thank you for your participation! Winners will be notified via email soon.]

Photo courtesy of Chef Bob, for illustration purposes only.

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A Dance with my Father An Era Dance Theatre Showcase
 
Watch a dance performance unique to Hari Raya and hear about Era Dance Theatre’s founder Osman Abdul Hamid’s beginnings as a dancer that started in 1979, how he started Era in 1992, and how his son Dinie is still carrying on the dance legacy.

Photo taken from Era Dance Theatre website.
Iftar

A Lighter Side of History: Understanding Ramadan

In this interactive session, join our speakers as they unravel the significance of Ramadan, why Muslims fast and the memories associated with this holy month.

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A Lighter Side of History: Understanding Ramadan, Part 2

A continuation of the "Understanding Ramadan” video released for International Museum Day on 19 May 2020, this video will focus on Hari Raya and how it is celebrated in Singapore. Watch the video to find out more about the different elements that make up this festive day, and how people are celebrating Hari Raya this year despite the unique circumstances caused by COVID-19.

 

Bak Zhang

A Tradition in Making Zongzi (Dumplings) With Chef Shih

Join Chef Shih from Palate Sensations as she demonstrates the making and art of wrapping bak zhang (dumplings), which are usually eaten during Duan Wu Jie. The first 20 viewers who provide all correct answers to the quiz at the end will win a set of 3 zhangs* (Hokkien, Nyonya, and Kee with gula melaka dip) delivered fresh to their homes.

[DUMPLINGS FULLY REDEEMED. Thank you for your participation! Winners will be notified via email soon.]

*Items contain no pork or lard. Limited to 1 set per address. Details of delivery will be provided closer to the date. Terms and conditions apply.

Photo taken from Palate Sensations website for illustration purposes only.

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A Love for Kueh: Preserving Teochew Delights with Yoon’s Traditional Teochew Kueh
Sat, 27 Jun

Yoon’s Traditional Teochew Kueh was started by a mother-daughter duo who endeavour to preserve Teochew delights. In this talk, learn how tiam tor (traditional sweet kueh) is made, starting with an introduction on kueh heritage to making the filling, cooking the skin, “kupping” techniques and steaming. The first 40 viewers to submit all correct answers to a quiz at the end will receive a doorstep delivery of a special goodie bag* containing 5 pieces of tiam tor, 1 traditional kueh mould and a recipe sheet!

[KUEH FULLY REDEEMED. Thank you for your participation! Winners will be notified via email soon.]

*Items contain no pork or lard and will be made fresh on delivery day. Limited to 1 goodie bag per address. Kueh is best consumed within 2 hours of delivery. Details of delivery will be provided closer to the date. Terms and conditions apply.

Photo courtesy of Yoon’s Kueh.

 

Geylang Briyani

Growing Up with Briyani: Geylang Briyani Stall through three generations

Established in 1964, Geylang Briyani Stall has been serving authentic chicken and mutton briyani at the iconic Geylang Serai market. Started by Mr Hamid, this stall spans over three generations and is now run by his grandson, 31-year-old Hannan, who has chosen to continue the family business over a career in mechatronics. Hear their stories as they share their experiences of running and maintaining this business legacy and just what makes their briyani so well loved by locals. Participate in a quiz and the first 40 viewers with all correct answers will get to taste this delicacy* right at home!

*Food will be made fresh on delivery day, limited to 1 pack per address. Best consumed within 2 hours of delivery. Details of delivery will be provided closer to the date. Terms and conditions apply.

Photo taken from Geylang Briyani website, for illustration purposes only.

 

Family Time

Visit our permanent galleries with your little ones and play spot-the-artefact! Our colourful Early Learning Resources introduce pre-schoolers to our artefacts according to the themes of Numbers, Colours, and ABCs. Available at $8 per set from the Museum Label shop. For more children's activity booklets, click here.

Museum guide

Download our museum guide (English, Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) to find out about the many treasures in our various galleries. In this guide, you will also find the floor plan for easier navigation. Enjoy your visit!